Month: November 2018

seitan vegan chicken dippers (2)

Seitan Basic Dough

If you’re craving something “meaty” to snack on or use as a meat replacement in recipes then help is at hand! Wheat meat, gluten meat or as it’s more commonly known as Seitan is your friend! Pronounced ‘Say-Tan from the Japanese ‘Sei’ meaning ‘made of’ and ‘Tan’ a truncated form […]

Hearty veg and bacon soup
Autumn, Soups, Winter

Chunky Winter Veg Broth

On long, chilly, grey winter days when you think the outside will never dry out and the sun may well not shine again this side of oblivion, I like to get a steamy bowlful of this inside me. It’s super hearty and totally filling. Best enjoyed under a blanket with […]

Bean and Sausage Cobbler
Autumn, Winter

Sausage, Bean and Vegetable Cobbler

This recipe was a firm family favourite of my childhood. The scone topping makes it a lovely hearty meal, but it does work just as well without if you don’t have time. This is an easy meal to ‘veganise’ with some simple swaps for vegan versions of butter and sausages […]

Seitan 'Bacon' Sandwich

Seitan ‘Bacon’

‘But what about bacon?’ (taken from most frequently asked questions proffered to Vegan’s). Seitan Bacon was hands down the greatest thing we ever discovered after going Vegan. The recipe is for smokey, streaky bacon that slices into perfect, layered rashers and fries up a treat! Some recipes call for a […]

Tofu scramble

Tofu Scramble

When I first became vegan, one of the things I really thought I would miss was scrambled eggs – eggs in general in fact. I have to admit when I first saw that you could scramble tofu, I wasn’t overly excited. Tofu? For Breakfast? Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely […]